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Author: Robert Pinsky
Publisher: New York : W.W. Norton & Co., ©2009.
Edition/Format:   Book : CD audio : Audio book, etc. : Poetry   Sound Recording : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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A vibrant anthology and accompanying CD that revive a great American tradition: the joy of reciting poetry aloud.
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Material Type: Audio book, etc.
Document Type: Book, Sound Recording
All Authors / Contributors: Robert Pinsky
ISBN: 9780393066081 0393066088
OCLC Number: 286488341
Notes: Audio CD contains poetry read by Robert Pinsky.
Includes index.
Performer(s): Read by the editor (accompying disc).
Description: xx, 508 pages ; 25 cm + 1 audio disc (digital ; 4 3/4 in.)
Contents: CD track listing. To my dear and loving husband / Anne Bradstreet ; Of money / Barnabe Googe ; His excuse for loving / Ben Jonson ; My picture left in Scotland / Ben Jonson ; Tichborne's elegy / Chidiock Tichborne ; Song (When I am dead, my dearest) / Christina Rossetti ; from Jubilate agno (My cat Jeoffry) / Christopher Smart ; Eros turannos / Edwin Arlington Robinson ; Wild nights--wild nights--
(249), The poets light but lamps--
(883), and The soul selects her own society--
(303) / Emily Dickinson ; Epitaph on Sir Philip Sidney / Fulke Greville ; Bethsabe's song / George Pelle ; Ode to a nightingale / John Keats ; To autumn / John Keats ; Methought I saw my late espousèd saint / John Milton ; A married state / Katherine Philips ; My true love hath my heart and I have his / Philip Sidney ; Now winter nights enlarge / Thomas Campion ; from Song of myself (1 & 52) / Walt Whitman ; Epitaph on the Earl of Leicester / Sir Walter Raleigh ; On seeing a hair of Lucretia Borgia / Walter Savage Landor ; Epitaph on a hare / William Cowper. Part I, Short lines, frequent rhymes. Infant joy / William Blake --
Sick rose / William Blake --
We real cook / Gwendolyn Brooks --
When we two parted / George Gordon, Lord Byron --
Now winter nights enlarge / Thomas Campion --
For my contemporaries / J.V. Cunningham --
Wild nights --
wild nights! / Emily Dickinson --
"Hope" is the thing with feathers / Emily Dickinson --
Soul selects her own society / Emily Dickinson --
If you were coming in the fall / Emily Dickinson --
Poets light but lamps / Emily Dickinson --
Song (sweetest love, I do not go) / John Donne --
Gospel / Rita Dove --
Dust of snow / Robert Frost --
To earthward / Robert Frost --
Tamer and hawk / Thom Gunn --
Self-unseeing / Thomas Hardy --
Ring presented to Julia / Robert Hetrick --
Spring and fall / Gerard Manley Hopkins --
Otherwise / Jane Kenyon --
Facing it / Yysef Komunyakaa --
Song on porcelain / Czeslaw Milosz --
In time of plague / Thomas Nashe --
Fairy-land / Edgar Allan Poe --
Lie / Sir Walter Raleigh --
My papa's waltz / Theodore Roethke --
Wish for a young wife / Theodore Roethke --
Needle / Charles Simic --
To Mistress Margery Wentworth / John Skelton --
Question / May Swenson --
To one that had little wit / George Turberville --
Fine work with pitch and copper / / William Carlos Williams --
Poem ("As the cat") / William Carlos Williams --
To waken an old lady / William Carlos Williams --
Coat / William Butler Yeats. Part II, Long lines, strophes, parallelisms. from Ecclesiastes: or, the Preacher --
City limits / A.R. Ammons --
Epitaph on Sir Philip Sidney / Fulke Greville --
When you're lying awake with a dismal headache / W.S. Gilbert --
Supermarket in California / Allen Ginsberg --
Afterwards / Thomas Hardy --
Spelt from Sibyl's leaves / Gerard Manley Hopkins --
Proverb / Kenneth Koch --
Bavarian gentians / D.H. Lawrence --
Fish / Marianne Moore --
Columbus / Ogden Nash --
Autumn hath all the summer's fruitful treasure / Thomas Nashe --
I am a cowboy in the boat of Ra / Ishmael Reed --
from Jubilante agno [my cat Jeoffry] / Christopher Smart --
Lover exhorteth his lady to take time, while time is / George Tuberville --
Liver / Charles Harper Webb --
from Song of myself / Walt Whitman --
Dog / C.K. Williams --
Singing / C.K. Williams --
Self portrait on a rocky mount / C.D. Wright. Part III, Ballads, repetitions, refrains. Cruel mother --
House that Jack built --
There was a man --
Western wind --
It was raining in the capital / John Ashbery --
Burglar of Babylon / Elizabeth Bishop --
Chemin de Fer / Elizabeth Bishop --
Low barometer / Robert Bridges --
Green grow the rashes, O / Robert Burns --
Jabberwocky / Lewis Carroll --
Epitaph on a hare / William Cowper --
If you / Robert Creeley --
Bunches of grapes / Walter de la Mare --
When I was fair and young / Queen Elizabeth I --
Concord hymn / Ralph Waldo Emerson --
Lullaby of a lover / George Gascoigne --
Darkling thrush / Thomas Hardy --
Oxen / Thomas Hardy --
Invictus / W.E. Henley --
Battle-hymn of the Republic / Julia Ward Howe --
Seventh / Attila Jozsef --
Fado / J.D. McClatchy --
Ballad of Aunt Geneva / Marilyn Nelson --
Village of reason / Michael Palmer --
Samurai song / Robert Pinsky --
Nature, that washed her hands in milk / Sir Walter Raleigh --
Eros Turannos / Edwin Arlington Robinson --
Miniver Cheevy / Edwin Arlington Robinson --
Song (When I am dead, my dearest) / Christina Rossetti --
Up-hill / Christina Rossetti --
When that I was and a little tiny boy / William Shakespeare --
Ballad / Charles Simic --
song from The princess (The splendour falls) / Alfred Tennyson --
Slumber did my spirit seal / William Wordsworth --
Blame not my lute / Thomas Wyatt. Part IV, Love poems. N.V.N. / Anna Akhmatova --
Dover Beach / Matthew Arnold --
Variation on the word Sleep / Margaret Atwood --
Yoke / Frank Bidart --
Marriage for the millennium / Eavan Boland --
To my dear and loving husband / Anne Bradstreet --
Serenade at the villa / Robert Browning --
Follow your saint / Thomas Campion --
Body, remember / Constantine Cavafy --
Valediciton: forbidding mourning / John Donne --
Good morrow / John Donne --
Fine knacks for ladies / John Dowland --
How many paltry, foolish, painted things (Sonnet 6) / Michael Drayton --
Three sorts of serpents do resemble thee / Michael Drayton --
Love song: I and thou / Alan Dugan --
Little brown baby / Paul Laurence Dunbar --
Putting in the seed / Robert Frost --
Measuring the tyger / Jack Gilbert --
Mock orange / Louise Gluck --
Yoko / Thomas Gunn --
Those winter Sundays / Robert Hayden --
Skunk / Seamus Heaney --
Familiarization is not good --
it / Lyn Hejinian --
Delight in disorder / Robert Herrick --
Upon Julia's clothes / Robert Herrick --
His excuse for loving / Ben Jonson --
My picture left in Scotland / Ben Jonson --
Garden by moonlight / Amy Lowell --
Letter / Amy Lowell --
To his coy mistress / Andrew Marvell --
She / James McMichael --
Methought I saw my late espoused saint / John Milton --
Lover: a ballad / Lady Mary Wortley Montagu --
Illusion / Carol Muske-Dukes --
Hardness scale / Joyce Peseroff --
To my excellent Lucasia, on our friendship / Katherine Philips --
Epistle to Miss Blount / Alexander Pope --
River-merchant's wife: a letter / Ezra Pound --
Artfully adorned Aphrodite / Sappho --
When to the sessions of sweet silent thought (Sonnet 30) / William Shakespeare --
What is your substance, whereof are you made (Sonnet 53) / William Shakespeare --
To me, fair friend, you never can be old (Sonnet 104) / William Shakespeare --
My true love hath my heart and I have his / Philip Sidney --
final soliloquy of the interior paramour / Wallace Stevens --
Love song / William Carlos Williams --
Sappho / William Carlos Williams --
My muse now happy, lay thyself to rest (Sonnet 103) / Mary Wroth --
Madam, withouten many words / Thomas Wyatt --
They flee from me / Thomas Wyatt --
Her triumph / William Butler Yeats --
Crazy Jane gown old looks at the dancers / William Butler Yeats. Part V, Stories. Man-moth / Elizabeth Bishop --
Poison tree / William Blake --
Chimney-sweeper (from Songs of innocence) / William Blake --
Harlem happiness / Sterling Brown --
My last duchess / Robert Browning --
Waiting for the barbarians / Constantine Cavafy --
Badger / John Clare --
tomatoes / Stephen Dobyns --
Love song of J. Alfred Prufrock / T.S. Eliot --
Days / Ralph Waldo Emerson --
Gilgamesh, I: the story / David Ferry --
Home burial / Robert Frost --
Tributaries / Louise Gluck --
Story about the body / Robert Hass --
Frederick Douglass / Robert Hayden --
Woofer (When I consider the African-American) / Terrance Hayes --
Love unknown / George Herbert --
Vulture / Robinson Jeffers --
Dying speech of an old philosopher / Walter Savage Landor --
Paul Revere's ride / Henry Wadsworth Longfellow --
Michelangelo: To Giovanni da Pistoia when the author was painting the vault of the Sistine Chapel / Gail Mazur --
What he thought / Heather McHugh --
Bible study: 71 B.C.E. / Sharold Olds --
Dulce et decorum est / Wilfred Owen --
Alone / Edgar Allan Poe --
Captain Carpenter / John Crowe Ransom --
Dickhead / Michael Ryan --
Ozymandias / Percy Bysshe Shelley --
Not waving but drowning / Stevie Smith --
Old man leaves party / Mark Strand --
Lost pilot / James Tate --
Ulysses / Alfred Tennyson --
Casey at the bat / Ernest Lawrence Thayer --
Tichborne's elegy / Chidiock Tichborne --
Hen / Ellen Voigt --
Dedication for a plot of ground / William Carlos Williams --
This is just to say / William Carlos Williams --
Night wash / Anne Winters --
Sir Gawaine and the Green Knight / Yvor Winters --
Ars poetica: some recent criticism / James Wright. Part VI, Odes, complaints, and celebrations. Rights of woman / Anna Laetitia Barbauld --
For the twentieth century / Frank Bidart --
Tyger / William Blake --
Boy breaking glass / Gwendolyn Brooks --
Startled into life like fire / Charles Bukowski --
What is a day / Thomas Camlion --
Homage to my hips / Lucille Clifton --
Kubla Khan / Samuel Taylor Coleridge --
Some days / Billy Collins --
Caesarea / Alfred Corn --
Lines written during a period of insanity / William Cowper --
to Brooklyn Bridge / Hart Crane --
Yet do I marvel / Countee Cullen --
Buffalo Bill's / E.E. Cummings --
For the last wolverine / James Dickey --
Days of me / Stuart Dischell --
Non sum qualis eram bonae sub regno Cynarae / Ernest Dowson --
My mother would be a falconress / Robert Duncan --
America / Allen Ginsberg --
Prayer / Jorie Graham --
Church monuments / George Herbert --
Virtue / George Herbert --
Ode for hi / Robert Herrick --
Corinna's going a-Maying / Robert Herrick --
God's grandeur / Gerard Manley Hopkins --
Pied beauty / Gerard Manley Hopkins --
Negro speaks of rivers / Langston Hughes --
Rondeau / Leigh Hunt --
On the death of Dr. Robert Levet / Samuel Johnson --
Ode to himself / Ben Jonson --
Hour-glas / Ben Jonson --
Ode on a Grecian urn / John Keats --
Ode to a nightingale / John Keats --
To autumn / John Keats --
To my twenties / Kenneth Koch --
On seeing a hair of Lucretia Borgia / Walter Savage Landor --
Past ruin'd Ilion Helen lives / Walter Savage Landor --
Piano / D.H. Larence --
Where is the angel? / Denise Levertov --
Shunk hour / Robert Lowell --
In Houston / Gail Mazur --
Drunk in the furnace / W.S. Merwin --
Moy sand and gravel / Paul Muldoon --
Poet's work / Lorine Niedecker --
Naphtha / Frank O'Hara --
Pslam / George Oppen --
Chemo side effects: memory / Elise Partridge --
Bethsabe's song / George Peele --
Nick and the candlestick / Sylvia Plath --
On the cards and dice / Sir Walter Raleigh --
Diving into the wreck / Adrienne Rich --
Archaic torso of Apollo / Rainer Maria Rilke --
For my father / Philip Schultz --
Glories of our blood and state / James Shirley --
Lamentation on Ur / Tom Sleigh --
Behaving like a Jew / Gerald Stern --
Madame La Fleurie / Wallace Stevens --
Snow man / Wallace Stevens --
Land of counterpane / Robert Louis Stevenson --
Star / Jane Taylor --
Italian music in Dakota / Walt Whitman --
Turtle / William Carlos Williams --
Lines / William Wordsworth --
Lake isle of Innisfree / William Butler Yeats. Part VII, Parodies, ripostes, jokes, and insults. On being fired again / Erin Belieu --
Dream song / John Berryman --
Several voices out of a cloud / Louise Bogan --
Doctor fell / Thomas Brown --
On some South African novelists / Roy Campbell --
You don't know what love is / Raymond Carver --
Marriage / Gregory Corso --
Epigrams 42, 60, 62 / J.V. Cunningham --
How we heard the name / Alan Dugan --
How unpleasant to meet Mr. Eliot / T.S. Eliot --
Zero-account / David Gewanter --
Of money / Barnabe Googe --
Afterwards / Seamus Heaney --
Variations on a theme by William Carlos Williams / Kenneth Koch --
This be the verse / Philip Larkin --
How pleasant to know Mr. Lear / Edward Lear --
I, being born a woman and distressed / Edna St. Vincent Millay --
Reasons that induced Dr. Swift to write a poem called the Lady's dressing room / Lady Mary Wortley Montagu --
To be liked by you would be a calamity / Marianne Moore --
Married state / Katherine Philips --
Hustler speaks of places / Carl Phillips --
Lake isle / Ezra Pound --
Epitaph on the Earl of Leicester / Sir Walter Raleigh --
Chard Whitlow / Henry Reed --
Academic / Theodore Roethke --
Who's on first? / Lloyd Schwartz --
Old Jake / Alan Shapiro --
Thoughts about the person from Porlock / Stevie Smith --
Pleasures of merely circulating / Wallace Stevens --
Eating poetry / Mark Strand --
Lady's dressing room / Jonathan Swift --
Ode to Stephen Dowling Bots, dec'd. / Mark Twain --
Grecian kindness / John Wilmot --
Upon nothing / John Wilmot --
Personals / C.D. Wright --
Scholars / William Butler Yeats.
Responsibility: edited by Robert Pinsky.

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schema:description"Part IV, Love poems. N.V.N. / Anna Akhmatova -- Dover Beach / Matthew Arnold -- Variation on the word Sleep / Margaret Atwood -- Yoke / Frank Bidart -- Marriage for the millennium / Eavan Boland -- To my dear and loving husband / Anne Bradstreet -- Serenade at the villa / Robert Browning -- Follow your saint / Thomas Campion -- Body, remember / Constantine Cavafy -- Valediciton: forbidding mourning / John Donne -- Good morrow / John Donne -- Fine knacks for ladies / John Dowland -- How many paltry, foolish, painted things (Sonnet 6) / Michael Drayton -- Three sorts of serpents do resemble thee / Michael Drayton -- Love song: I and thou / Alan Dugan -- Little brown baby / Paul Laurence Dunbar -- Putting in the seed / Robert Frost -- Measuring the tyger / Jack Gilbert -- Mock orange / Louise Gluck -- Yoko / Thomas Gunn -- Those winter Sundays / Robert Hayden -- Skunk / Seamus Heaney -- Familiarization is not good -- it / Lyn Hejinian -- Delight in disorder / Robert Herrick -- Upon Julia's clothes / Robert Herrick -- His excuse for loving / Ben Jonson -- My picture left in Scotland / Ben Jonson -- Garden by moonlight / Amy Lowell -- Letter / Amy Lowell -- To his coy mistress / Andrew Marvell -- She / James McMichael -- Methought I saw my late espoused saint / John Milton -- Lover: a ballad / Lady Mary Wortley Montagu -- Illusion / Carol Muske-Dukes -- Hardness scale / Joyce Peseroff -- To my excellent Lucasia, on our friendship / Katherine Philips -- Epistle to Miss Blount / Alexander Pope -- River-merchant's wife: a letter / Ezra Pound -- Artfully adorned Aphrodite / Sappho -- When to the sessions of sweet silent thought (Sonnet 30) / William Shakespeare -- What is your substance, whereof are you made (Sonnet 53) / William Shakespeare -- To me, fair friend, you never can be old (Sonnet 104) / William Shakespeare -- My true love hath my heart and I have his / Philip Sidney -- final soliloquy of the interior paramour / Wallace Stevens -- Love song / William Carlos Williams -- Sappho / William Carlos Williams -- My muse now happy, lay thyself to rest (Sonnet 103) / Mary Wroth -- Madam, withouten many words / Thomas Wyatt -- They flee from me / Thomas Wyatt -- Her triumph / William Butler Yeats -- Crazy Jane gown old looks at the dancers / William Butler Yeats."@en
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schema:description"Part VII, Parodies, ripostes, jokes, and insults. On being fired again / Erin Belieu -- Dream song / John Berryman -- Several voices out of a cloud / Louise Bogan -- Doctor fell / Thomas Brown -- On some South African novelists / Roy Campbell -- You don't know what love is / Raymond Carver -- Marriage / Gregory Corso -- Epigrams 42, 60, 62 / J.V. Cunningham -- How we heard the name / Alan Dugan -- How unpleasant to meet Mr. Eliot / T.S. Eliot -- Zero-account / David Gewanter -- Of money / Barnabe Googe -- Afterwards / Seamus Heaney -- Variations on a theme by William Carlos Williams / Kenneth Koch -- This be the verse / Philip Larkin -- How pleasant to know Mr. Lear / Edward Lear -- I, being born a woman and distressed / Edna St. Vincent Millay -- Reasons that induced Dr. Swift to write a poem called the Lady's dressing room / Lady Mary Wortley Montagu -- To be liked by you would be a calamity / Marianne Moore -- Married state / Katherine Philips -- Hustler speaks of places / Carl Phillips -- Lake isle / Ezra Pound -- Epitaph on the Earl of Leicester / Sir Walter Raleigh -- Chard Whitlow / Henry Reed -- Academic / Theodore Roethke -- Who's on first? / Lloyd Schwartz -- Old Jake / Alan Shapiro -- Thoughts about the person from Porlock / Stevie Smith -- Pleasures of merely circulating / Wallace Stevens -- Eating poetry / Mark Strand -- Lady's dressing room / Jonathan Swift -- Ode to Stephen Dowling Bots, dec'd. / Mark Twain -- Grecian kindness / John Wilmot -- Upon nothing / John Wilmot -- Personals / C.D. Wright -- Scholars / William Butler Yeats."@en
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